Monthly Archives: May 2012

Waste Hierarchy – Request for Evidence


You may have read my recent blog on the joint Defra (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) / CIWM (Chartered Institute of Waste Management) workshop with the support of the Environment Agency aimed at improving the understanding of the … Continue reading

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World Accreditation Day 2012


9 June 2012 marks World Accreditation Day, a global initiative jointly established by the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) and International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC) to raise awareness of the importance of accreditation-related activities. This year’s theme focuses on the role … Continue reading

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Waste Hierarchy


Recently, I attended a joint Defra (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) / CIWM (Chartered Institute of Waste Management) workshop with the support of the Environment Agency aimed at improving the understanding of the Waste Hierarchy for waste producers. Many … Continue reading

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Sustainabilitylive! 2012


Sustainabilitylive! really is shaping up to be the must attend event in 2012 for environmental and sustainability professionals. For anyone who has not attending in the past, this event covers the popular energy and water events, NEMEX and IWEX, plus BEX the land regeneration … Continue reading

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It never rains but it pours


The Environment Agency (EA) confirmed that the Midlands and South West regions have been moved to environmental drought status, despite the last month being the wettest week across England and Wales since the start of the year. There are reports that … Continue reading

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